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Happy Independence Day 2016 with Patriotic M&M’s Through the Years!

It’s the 4th of July and that means that it is Independence Day for the USA.  To mark this fun summer holiday I’ve decided to look back at a number of patriotic-themed M&M’s packs released through the years.  Make the … Continue reading

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Leaf’s Easter Candy Sales Brochure For 1974!

Following the lead from yesterday’s Leaf Gravel Gum post, we’re going to point toward the upcoming holiday with a look back at a sales brochure for Leaf’s Easter candy lineup from 1974.  Make the jump to check it out!

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Leaf’s “Groovy” Gravel Bubblegum from the 1970’s!

Following up on yesterday’s Mad Rocks post, I thought it would be fun to feature another one of the pebble-style bubblegum products to come out of the 1970’s; Leaf’s Gravel Gum.  Make the jump to check it out!

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Mad Rocks Bubblegum!

Following in the footsteps of products like Topps/Bazooka’s Gold Rush and Leaf’s Gravel bubblegum, Mad Rocks was a late 1970’s bubblegum product that, up until a few months ago, I’d never heard of.   Make the jump to check it out!

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Twenty-Three Years of Starbucks Chocolate and Candy and M&M’s — Oh My!

Starbucks Coffee has a long history of offering their own branded confections – in fact it goes back much farther than I expected.  Today, I’ve got an array of Starbucks confectionery product packaging spanning twenty-three years that I’m excited to … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesdays – Smith Sisters!

Though I’ve largely retired it as a semi-regular column, I recently had reason to bring back Wacky Wednesdays – at least for today’s post on the 1974 parody sticker classic, Smith Sisters!

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My Year in Collecting: 2015!

As I have for the past six years, today I will be taking a look back at the past twelve months of my hobby life, bringing together some of my favorite additions to the CollectingCandy.com archives.  So make the jump … Continue reading

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M&M/Mars’ 2001 Valentine’s Candy Sales Catalog!

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Marking the holiday today, I will be sharing an M&M/Mars Valentine’s sales catalog from fifteen years ago.  Make the jump to check it out.

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A History of Willy Wonka’s Valentine’s Gobstopper Heartbreakers!

With Valentine’s Day arriving tomorrow, I thought it was the perfect time to dig into the history of a seasonal spin-off that has become a holiday classic: Willy Wonka’s (Gobstopper) Heartbreakers!  Make the jump to check it out.

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Reese’s Footballs for Superbowl Sunday 2016!

Today is the day for the great American tradition of Superbowl Sunday!  And as I have done every year since launching this site, I will mark today by sharing some football-themed candy.  The last few years it’s been all about … Continue reading

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